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Traveling tip for a one day trek to Patalsu Peak

Manali

One of the most beautiful and scenic places in...

Best hotel view in Costa Rica

Mal Pais

In Mal Pais we all know about the great...

Campbell's Hole

Austin

Just beyond the popular Barton Spring's pool is this...

20 hrs of Spanish lessons, lodging, food - $150/wk

Antigua

Antigua is known for its Spanish schools. I remember...

Feria Gastronomica: Come Hungry

Juayua

Every weekend, this beautiful, colonial mountain town sets up...

Hitchhiking ok on Fernando de Noronha

Fernando De Noronha

The first time I hitchhiked was as a solo...

Museum of Electronic Wonders and Late Night Grilled Cheese

Marfa

I hate to try and describe this place because...

Exploring Boquete by scooter

Boquete

If you are in Boquete, rent a scooter and...

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Our members comb the globe sharing the best of their experiences with their fellow backpackers. Here's what they have to say:

Sleeping at La Flor with the turtles

in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Be Alert in Cafes Too

in Barcelona, Spain
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Silver Dolphin guesthouse

in Kratie, Cambodia
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Cultural Do's and Dont's

in Laos
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Nong Khiaw

in Nong Khiaw, Laos
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